Ripe Mango Curry / Pazhutha Manga Curry


1/2 kg small and ripe mangoes ( mangoes with blend of sweet and tanginess is best )
6-7 green chillies
2 sprig curry leaves
3/4 cup grated coconut
6 shallots
2 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
a pinch of fenugreek seeds
2 dry red chillies
a pinch of chilli powder
a pinch of fenugreek powder
salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil


  1. Peel the mangoes and keep it aside ( small sized mangoes are peeled and the whole mango with seed is used for making this curry).
  2. In a pan, add peeled mango, 2 slit green chillies, few curry leaves , salt and 1/2 litre of water and cook covered till done.
  3. Grind grated coconut, 3 shallots, 4-5 green chillies, garlic cloves, cumin seeds and turmeric powder together adding little water to a smooth paste.
  4. Add this ground paste to the cooked mango and heat well at low flame. Don’t allow to boil.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  6. Add 3 sliced shallots, dry red chillies and curry leaves and fry till shallots turn brown.
  7. Add a pinch of chilli powder and fenugreek powder and mix well.
  8. Add this tempering to the curry and mix well. Serve with rice…

Recipe Source: Mahima’s Cooking Class (YouTube)

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